Sports massage is geared toward healing of sports related injuries or pains. It is definitely not intended to put the client to sleep. It’s usually quite rigorous and is focused on parts of the body and muscles that are stressed and over extended or are aggravated from repetitive use. All our massage therapists at “Stephenson Massage Therapy“ are top drawer.
We’ve all been under their thumbs at one stage or another. They’ve also had oodles of training with our physio and will always call upon the beady eye of a top physio whenever they’re needed to ensure that you soon feel better. They know what they can and can’t do.
One of the key benefits of Sports massage therapy compared to other modalities is its ability to target muscle-tendon junctions.
It is this overuse that may often create problems and imbalances in the soft tissues. If these are ignored and allowed to become chronic, they will not only hinder the athlete’s rate of improvement, but also in many cases their performance may as well suffer and ultimately the athlete may be susceptible to developing more conditions that are more serious than the previous.
Sports massage helps the athlete be more efficient in their training and exercise as well as aiding in the recovery from injuries or muscle fatigue
- Draining away fatigue
- Relieving swelling
- Reducing muscle tension
- Promoting flexibility
- Injuries that occur as a result of over exertion or overuse
- Relieving pain
- Preventing injuries
- Improving heart rate and blood pressure
- Increasing blood circulation and lymph flow
- Treating injuries such as shin splints, tennis elbows, sprains and strains, corked thighs etc
Sports Massage can help to reduce fatigue, alleviate swelling, reduce muscle tension, promote flexibility, prevent injury and prepare the body for performance. Typically, it is used before or after an athletic event, and many athletes use it regularly as an integral part of their training regime.
“Stephenson Massage Therapy“ features an exceptional team of licensed massage therapists. Each independently-contracted therapist is highly skilled in numerous massage therapy techniques to help you achieve your health goals.
From our heated massage therapy tables to our friendly, relaxing atmosphere, and our concerned, skilful therapists, “Stephenson Massage Therapy” is your place for Sports Massage therapy. All of our massage practitioners are suitably trained to provide a quality service, and to ensure that the best possible sports massage care is available.
Sports massage is one of the most effective remedies for releasing muscle tension and restoring balance to the musculoskeletal system. Massage also helps to relieve any niggling aches and pains, preventing the development of a more serious injury. Sports massage is beneficial regardless of whether you exercise for recreational purposes or participate in sports at the elite level.
A number of areas of Sports Massage Therapy are becoming more popular in their usefulness in balanced training procedures. Sports massage therapy has been incorporated into training protocols with the intention or preparing the athlete for the event and for the reduction of the amount of time spent recovering and enhanced performance during competition.
Athletes have discovered that specially designed sports massage promotes flexibility, reduces fatigue, improves endurance, helps prevent injuries and prepares their body and mind for optimal performance.
Sports Massage can yield immediate, significant, and positive results in sports performance, range of movement improvement and injury rehabilitation. For more information, call us at 613-213-3387.
Our mission at “Stephenson Massage Therapy“ is to help you heal and stay out of pain.That’s it – plain and simple.